For many people, 2020 has been a terrible year characterised by fear and isolation… two of the most toxic feelings known to erode mental wellbeing. So in this article I will share with you 4 tips that will help you prepare for and maintain good mental health that to get you through whatever 2021 throws at you with resilience, happiness and productivity.
Earlier this year (before the pandemic), researchers recruited 60 healthy adults over the age of 60 to measure the effect of awe walks — and awe in particular — on mental and emotional health.
In this article, I’ll be explaining the science behind why good people fail at stuff, and how you can use this science to maintain your mental health and happiness. At a time when we are all under unheard of pressures.
Recently I was lucky to be able to interview Stefan Chmelik, founder of BioSelf Technology and inventor of the Pebble and get a real insight in to how the milennia old use of sound for wellbeing has been miniaturised and made available just at the time when anxiety seems to be at an all time high.
Researchers have found depression is linked to areas of the brain shrinking in size but when depression is paired with anxiety one area of the brain becomes “significantly” larger.
A new study, published in The Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, looked at more than 10,000 people to find the effects of depression and anxiety on brain volume.
Perfectionism is a double-edged sword. On one hand, it can motivate you to perform at a high level and deliver top-quality work. On the other hand, it can cause you unnecessary anxiety and slow you down. How can you harness the positives of your perfectionism while mitigating the negatives?
So you’ve been stressing out about something, and some article or guru is telling you that a few deep breaths will sort you out. You tried it and that anxious or stress feeling didn’t go away right? Well this is because the vast majority of gurus don’t understand the science of breathing and how it affects your neurology.